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Long-term bariatric surgery outcomes favorable in severe obesity

September 20, 2017
Among adults with severe obesity, those who receive Roux-en-Y gastric bypass are more likely to sustain their weight loss and remain in remission for…

Recent news in refractive surgery

September 20, 2017
Refractive surgery has been the focus of many recent studies ranging from how to make SMILE procedures more effective to measuring visual acuity…
Meeting News

Gene assay predicts renal cell carcinoma relapse

September 20, 2017
CHICAGO – The Recurrence Score, a tool used to predict risk of relapse in renal cell carcinoma, appears effective in high-risk disease…
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E-cigarettes with nicotine increase adrenaline levels in nonsmokers’ hearts

September 20, 2017
Healthy nonsmokers who used electronic cigarettes with nicotine had abnormal heart rate variability indicative of increased adrenaline levels in…
Meeting News

Harry 'JR' Brandt receives inaugural Newberry Award from BOC

September 20, 2017
Harry “JR” Brandt, BOCO, CO, LO, received the inaugural Jim Newberry Award for Extraordinary Service from the Board of…
Meeting News

Speakers: Optometry should take a lesson from dentistry

September 20, 2017
LAS VEGAS – Optometrists can do a better job of providing preventive care for their patients, just as dentistry does with regular cleanings and…
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Epinephrine commonly administered by unlicensed school staff

September 20, 2017
CHICAGO —  As many as one in five anaphylactic events among children without known allergies are treated with epinephrine administered by…
FDA News

FDA advises on medication-assisted treatment for individuals taking depressants

September 20, 2017
The FDA today issued a Drug Safety Communication advising that buprenorphine and methadone should not be withheld from individuals receiving…
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Opioid use in breast cancer patients linked to treatment nonadherence

September 20, 2017
Breast cancer patients who use opioids to manage their pain are significantly less likely to adhere to vital adjuvant endocrine therapies and are at…
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Sickle cell disease doubles risk for leukemia

September 20, 2017
Individuals with sickle cell disease demonstrated more than double the risk for leukemia compared with the general population, according to an…
Meeting News

AcoArt I: Novel DCB successfully treats femoropopliteal disease at 2 years

September 20, 2017
A novel drug-coated balloon was associated with higher rates of patency and lower rates of target lesion revascularization at 2 years vs…

Five news items about practice management in rheumatology

September 20, 2017
Healio.com Rheumatology features five news items about practice management. More coverage can be found by clicking here. …
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Device treatment effects of BVS, EES consistent in men, women with CAD

September 20, 2017
Two-year clinical outcomes were consistent among women and men treated with a bioresorbable vascular scaffold or everolimus-eluting stent, despite…
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After TKA, both high-intensity, low-intensity rehabilitation improved strength

September 20, 2017
In patients who have undergone total knee arthroplasty, both high-intensity and low-intensity rehabilitation protocols appear to be effective in…

When managed properly, vegetarian diets for children a healthy option

September 20, 2017
The potential benefits of a plant-based diet have become increasingly recognized in recent years. In addition to addressing individual health…
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Guidelines address ‘unmet need’ for grading, management of CAR T cell toxicities

September 20, 2017
An expert panel of researchers — representing The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Moffitt Cancer Center, Sylvester Comprehensive…
FDA News

FDA approves new endoscope with disposable cap to prevent infections

September 20, 2017
The FDA has cleared the first duodenoscope to feature a disposable distal cap for easier cleaning and reprocessing. The Pentax ED34-i10T for…

APA, National Council oppose Graham-Cassidy bill

September 20, 2017
The American Psychiatric Association and the National Council for Behavioral Health recently expressed opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill…
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Cardiac complications may predict mortality from cirrhosis

September 20, 2017
Cardiovascular complications — including increased left atrial dimension and heart rate and reduced mean arterial pressure — may predict…
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